For those who don't know, CIPPIC (AKA Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic) is a law and technology clinic based at the Centre for Law, Technology & Society at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law in Canada. CIPPIC’s mandate is to advocate in the public interest on diverse issues arising at the intersection of law and technology. In pursuit of its public mandate, CIPPIC regularly provides expert testimony before Canadian parliamentary committees, participates in the regulatory activities of various Canadian quasi-judicial bodies such as the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, appears at all levels of Canada’s judicial system, and participates in various international Internet governance fora.

So, they are full of experts on IT and legislative subjects. Their opinion counts.

This is not an official answer, but this week we tweeted them asking about if there were any kind of legal issues about using proxies and DNS'es to bypass border restrictions. Their answer seems to be that there are not issues, however, please note this is not an official answer; it is just a quick twitter question.

Please let us know of other organisms in other countries to ask them the same question.

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